14 Dec 2018
|Have a good holiday|
We wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas and New Year break. First day back from the close down is Wednesday 2 January 2019.
13 Dec 2018
|Newly promoted, A/Prof Eric Chow |
is featured twice in this
- Infectious Diseases
- Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
|All the RAGE: L-R Ms Alex Dimiropoulos, Dr Raelene Pickering, |
Dr Chris Tikellis, Dr Carlos Rosado, Professor Merlin Thomas,
Ms Maria Alejandra Zuniga-Gutierrez
The Receptor for Advanced Glycation End-products (known as RAGE) is an important player in many diseases, from atherosclerosis and diabetes to cancer and neurodegenerative disease.
|Lead author, Dr Zhibin Chen,|
The study was recently presented at the 2018 American Epilepsy Society where Dr Chen was interviewed for an online publication, Medscape.
Read the full interview here: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/905942?src=wnl_edit_tpal&uac=92129FR&impID=1821041&faf=1
|Dr Ting-Yi Wang|
|Dr Jess Borger|
Dr Ting-Yi Wang is a Research Fellow at the Australian Centre of Blood Diseases. She has been awarded a $55,000 grant by the CASS Foundation for her research project, titled "Antibody directed cell targeting for the treatment of stroke".
Dr Jess Borger is a Research Fellow in the Department of Immunology and Pathology, and has likewise been awarded a $55,000 grant for her research project, "Designing superior killers for cancer immunotherapy".
Ting-Yi Want: research.monash.edu/en/persons/ting-yi-wang
Jess Borger: research.monash.edu/en/persons/jessica-borger
|Dr Benedict Costello|
|Mr Nik Kocovski|
Nik Kocovski completed a Master of Philosophy and his thesis was titled "Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibodies to Snake Venom". Nik was supervised by Professor David Tarlinton (Department of Immunology and Pathology), Dr Steven Rockman (University of Melbourne) and Prof Andrew Lew (WEHI).
Dr Benedict Costello completed a PhD through the Baker Institute and his thesis was titled, "Non-Invasive Assessment of Central Haemodynamics and Cardiac Performance". He was supervised by Professor Andrew Taylor and Dr James Hare.